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Old 02-08-2012, 12:54 PM   #211
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Ok, I ripped open the lights because I have no idea what the guy gave me and have some more info. They are not power compacts, I don't know what I was thinking typing PC above. They are compact florescent (CF). I have 2 65w Odyssea actinic bulbs and 2 65w Odyssea 12000k daylight bulbs.

So how does that change things for my lighting vs corals and anemone's? Again, the moonlights are dead. I looked everything up because I saw a 4 bulb 48" T5 fixture for sale on the local forum.
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Old 02-08-2012, 01:26 PM   #212
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Skimmer seems to be doing it's thing huh?


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Old 02-08-2012, 01:47 PM   #213
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Ok, I ripped open the lights because I have no idea what the guy gave me and have some more info. They are not power compacts, I don't know what I was thinking typing PC above. They are compact florescent (CF). I have 2 65w Odyssea actinic bulbs and 2 65w Odyssea 12000k daylight bulbs.

So how does that change things for my lighting vs corals and anemone's? Again, the moonlights are dead. I looked everything up because I saw a 4 bulb 48" T5 fixture for sale on the local forum.
I think you'll be fine and can grow LPS and softies. For an anemone, clams, and SPS I'd get or add another 4 bulb t5 from aquatraders
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Old 02-08-2012, 03:51 PM   #214
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I usually run my skimmer a little drier than how you have yours. It's still working now though.
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Old 02-08-2012, 04:04 PM   #215
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This thing is running on a miracle and some duct tape literally. The adjustment knob has two settings at this point.. rain forest or desert I'm just happy I got it working, but it's good to know that this is "wet" and what I'll want with my future skimmer.
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Old 02-08-2012, 04:23 PM   #216
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Cool . Did you give it the smell test? If it's awful it's working lol. I almost lost my lunch last time I emptied mine.
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Heading up to Animal Jungle tonight for wet wednesday. I might get another crab or some little things for the fuge. I actually remembered I had a TON of shells from our Nags Head vacation in a bag that have been laying around for about 2 years and dumped them in the fuge over the course of the day. It'll work until I get some more LR for it. I'm holding off on the goby for awhile... need the copepods to breed (hopefully) and I need to make a mesh top. Any stock suggests for something fun in the tank? I saw a TOTM on reef central that had some dwarf angels in it and tons of coral... I didn't know some types you could get by with.
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Don't buy cheato from there I keep throwing mine out because I find Apastasia on it.
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Roger that, I got mine up at Atlantic Sea Farms last week. It looks fake it's so healthy!
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